Three Hawaii chefs have made it to the semifinals of the 2015 James Beard Awards.
The James Beard Foundation released the list Wednesday.
Michelle Karr-Ueoka of MW Restaurant was a semifinalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef, while Ed Kenney of Town and Andrew Le of The Pig and the Lady were listed in the Best Chef: West category.
These chefs are no strangers to the James Beard Foundation. All three were named semifinalists in previous years.
The final Restaurant and Chef Award nominees will be announced in New York City on March 24 with the winners to be honored at a special gala in Chicago on May 4.
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